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MOFET JTEC - Jewish Teacher Education Community of The MOFET Institute is proud to present an online webinar in English without charge to the global Jewish education community with Dr. Shmuel Wygoda on 'Prayer as a Challenge' on Wednesday April 14, 2010 - 7:00-8:30P.M. - Israel time (GT + 2:00).
Updated: Mar. 07, 2010
Twenty seven South African elementary Jewish day school educators participated in an ORT Jewish Education Seminar at the King David Linksfield Primary School in Johannesburg in mid February. They came to learn how to use modern technology in the teaching of Judaism’s timeless wisdom with practical insights into how they can enhance their lessons. Among the presenters was Dr Elaine Hoter, Head of Information Technology at Talpiot College of Education in Holon, Israel and a member of the MOFET Institute educational team.
Updated: Mar. 07, 2010
MOFET JTEC - Jewish Teacher Education Community of The MOFET Institute is presenting an online webinar in English without charge to the Jewish education community around the world with Rabbi Dr. Avraham Walfish on Teaching Mishnah - Problems and Creative Solutions on Wednesday February 17, 2010 - 7:00-8:30P.M. - Israel time (GT + 2:00).
Updated: Feb. 11, 2010
Join Hidden Sparks for the Spring 2010 Semester of Hidden Sparks Without Walls, an online audio conference accessible from home or school. The Hidden Sparks Without Walls initiative is designed to strengthen an educator's knowledge and practice in working with diverse learners. The program offers free short-term distance classes for teachers, educators and administrators in Jewish day schools and yeshivot, to give them the tools to enhance the ways in which children learn and behave. It also enables teachers across similar or diverse disciplines to share ideas, curricula, and talk about their practice.
Updated: Feb. 04, 2010
This recorded webinar is the first in a 3-part webinar series with Leora Isaacs, JESNA's Vice President for Programs and Organizational Learning, on the how-to's of program evaluation in Jewish education. Webinar 1 focuses on 'Why Evaluate,' and 'How to Get Started'.
Updated: Feb. 01, 2010
Over four days this past October, a Jewish Educators Seminar and Workshop was held at the JDC-supported Evelyn Peters Jewish Community Center (EPJCC) in Mumbai. The workshop was organized by the Buncher Community Leadership Program and drew educators, volunteers, and individuals representing JDC, including two Jewish Service Corps volunteers currently working in India; ORT India; and the local community—a dynamic group diverse in experience and background, ranging in age from 17 to 70.
Updated: Dec. 23, 2009
The emerging field of educational visioning is full of challenges and phenomena worthy of careful analysis and documentation. A relatively neglected phenomenon is the learning curve of the leaders (often lay leaders) involved in the visioning process. This article documents a range of experiences of the author serving as a vision coach to five different institutions. The importance of treating the educational leaders involved in the process as learners is a consistent theme across five institutions. The tendency in the field is to think of them as transformative agents for congregational change. The author argues that this admirable goal can only occur with considerable attention to the pedagogy of teaching vision
Updated: Dec. 14, 2009
Darim is looking to mentor a small group of up to 3 individuals who work in congregational/complementary Jewish education, who are passionate about their work as Jewish educators and who are willing to take risks to integrate innovative 21st century learning skills, strategies, and technologies into their Jewish learning and teaching experiences. Candidates must also be willing and available to devote 2-4 hours a month to professional learning and additional time toward developing and implementing their project over a 5 month semester, beginning in February, 2010.
Updated: Nov. 18, 2009
The Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies Faculty Seminars are designed to strengthen teaching about the Holocaust at American institutions. Three seminars are organized each year to assist faculty members who are teaching or preparing university-level courses on the Holocaust by providing them with resource materials, model presentations on key issues, and suggested approaches for teaching difficult topics. The seminars focus on a specific academic discipline or subject and are taught by leading figures in the field.
Updated: Nov. 09, 2009
In the beginning of October, 2009, a unique project for learning to develop online lessons across the curriculum was launched. The project has been undertaken by ORT Israel's Administration for R&D and Training. Seventy teachers who are participating in the project will learn the principles of developing online lessons, develop online lessons and use them in their classes. These teachers, who are meant to be leaders of pedagogical innovation in the ORT network of schools, have been equipped with Netbook personal computers to facilitate their work.
Updated: Nov. 08, 2009